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West Bromwich area action plan

West Bromwich Area Action Plan

Following the Councils resolution to adopt the Sandwell Site Allocations and Delivery DPD and West Bromwich Area Action Plan on 4 December 2012 there is a legal challenge period.

Any person aggrieved by the above documents may make an application to the High Court under Section 113 of the Planning and Compulsary Purchase Act 2004 on the grounds that:

  • the document is not within the appropriate powers
  • and or that a procedural requirement has not been complied with.

Any application to the High Court must be made no later than seven weeks from 4 December 2012.

West Bromwich Area Action Plan Final Adoption Statement December 2012

It is intended to develop the role of West Bromwich as a Strategic Centre for growth within the region and subregion.

It is envisaged that over the next 10-15 years, the centre will experience significant growth and investment. A number of major proposals are already planned which will bring forward significant change in the town centre.

The West Bromwich Area Action Plan (AAP) will assist in taking these forward to delivery as well as identifying new opportunities for continued growth in the wider area. In doing so there will be a review of the existing strategy and policy that currently applies to the town, including the strategies and activities of the Council's partners that will facilitate delivery within the statutory planning system.

Following on from the Examination in Public in February 2012, and the issuing of the Inspectors Report in September 2012, it is now the intention to adopt the West Bromwich Area Action Plan on 4 December 2012.

The West Bromwich AAP has incorporated all the Main Modifications proposed by the Inspector, Mr Paul Crysell in addition to the Additional Modifications made by the Council.

The document which is about to be adopted at Council on 4 December 2012 can be viewed here

West Bromwich Area Action Plan Adoption Document December 2012

Inspectors Report

Following on from the Hearing on 28 and 29 February 2012 the Inspector Mr Crysell has now concluded his Examination into the West Bromwich Area Action Plan (AAP). The Planning Inspectorate has now issued the Inspectors Report to the Council which concludes that, subject to the inclusion of Main Modifications, the plan has been found to be 'Sound'.

A copy of the Inspectors Report can be viewed by accessing the link below.

Inspectors Report on the Examination of the Sandwell Site Allocations and Delivery Development Plan Document and the West Bromwich Area Action Plan

Previous documents relating to the consultation and publication can be requested by contacting ldf_planning@sandwell.gov.uk

Additional documents can be found on the Examinations page.

Pages in "West Bromwich area action plan"

  1. You are here West Bromwich Area Action Plan
  2. Sustainability appraisal
  3. Preferred options stage consultation
  4. Changes to preferred options
  5. Equality Impact Assessment